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Gadgets 'threaten energy savings'

Discussion in 'General Discussions and Lounge' started by gkd_uk, Jul 4, 2007.

  1. gkd_uk

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    The growing popularity of hi-tech devices, such as flat-screen TVs and digital radios, threaten to undermine efforts to save energy, a report says.
    UK consumers spend £12bn a year on electronics, much of which is less efficient than older technology, a study by the Energy Saving Trust found.

    By 2020, the gadgets will account for about 45% of electricity used in UK households, the organisation projected.

    It said flat-screen TVs and digital radios were among the worst offenders.

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    a very interesting report gkd_uk. flat screens does that also count with the tft / lcd PC monitors?

    Im still using ctr's as still like them better than the tft or lcd screens that I have looked.

    mike :)
     
  3. gkd_uk

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    Thanks Mike

    I read that CRT monitors can affect your eyes more compared to a tft?
     

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